Category: Australia

  • Can you collect?

    Can you collect?

    Perth + Melbourne, can you help? I’m working towards a new work and I’m on the hunt for two specific recycled materials: all as pictured above. I’m seeking hundreds of both lids and bristles, so it would mean a HUGE amount to me if you were to keep your eyes peeled and pick up either […]

  • Melbourne Design Fair + more

    Melbourne Design Fair + more

    Next month, thanks to Maker&Smith who are headed to Melbourne Design Fair, my works will be exhibited with my dear colleagues and friends Sarah Elson and Eden Lennox. Curated by the National Gallery of Victoria and delivered in collaboration with the Melbourne Art Foundation, Melbourne Design Fair is an annual platform for designers, commercial galleries, […]

  • Public Artwork

    If it’s on the internet, it must be true, right? Hesperia is pleased to announce Melissa Cameron; Rohin Kickett and Matthew McVeigh; and Anne Neil as the artists commissioned to create a series of public artworks at Murdoch Square. Following an extensive Expression of Interest (EOI) campaign, the four Australian artists were carefully selected to […]

  • 19th Jewellers and Metalsmiths Group of Australia national biennial conference – call for papers + workshops

    Have you heard?? The Jewellers and Metalsmiths Group of Australia invite expressions of interest for the 2024 conference in Perth, Western Australia. The JMGA have convened biennially since 1980 to celebrate, educate and showcase contemporary jewellery in the region. The theme; “Involution: Making Jewellery, Creating Change” captures the entangled pushing and pulling of organisms constantly […]

  • Annual Studio Sale

    Annual Studio Sale

    Yes, it’s that time again. If your feasting and shopping are going well, maybe you have a moment to stop in? Though perhaps, more importantly, if they are going poorly, you should stop by and be refreshed and rewarded by your visit. Join me in December on:Friday the 16th, 11am – 5pmSaturday the 17th, 11am […]

  • Remade-Reloved

    ‘Remade-Reloved’ is a group exhibition curated by Bridget Kennedy that opens next week at her studio/gallery in North Sydney. And for those of you not in the know, it will be one of the last shows at the Bridget Kennedy Project Space, as Bridget is going to be closing down the gallery next March, after […]

  • NYCJW – Sarah Elson + Melissa Cameron

    NYCJW – Sarah Elson + Melissa Cameron

    The talk I recently recorded for New York City Jewelry Week goes live on their YouTube Channel this week. It’ll be up on Thursday New York time, so Friday here in Aus, and for most of the rest of you, somewhere in between! It’s a long and involved one-sided conversation so if you have any […]

  • Regenerate – Perth

    The Jewellers and Metalsmith’s Group of Australia WA branch are having a show! There’s twenty-nine WA artists exhibiting at Camelot Arts Building (yes, in the cinema building!) in Mosman Park, starting Friday night, the 30th of September. I’m in the show and will be at the opening so please come along and say hey, or […]

  • IOTA:24


    The Indian Ocean Triennial Australia – otherwise known as the Indian Ocean Craft Triennial owing to its craft focus – is already in the planning stages for the 2024 edition. As an artist I was heavily involved in the last one – my piece Juukan Tears was in one of the keystone exhibits, and the […]

  • Visual Arts Voice

    Hiya to all my Aussie artists. I’m a little late to this party, but since there’s still a few days for us all to act I thought I’d add my voice. The federal govt. is preparing a national cultural policy, and a few local orgs are pestering artists to make a submission. To that end, […]